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CBS is catching flak in the industry over Tony Romo's new sportscasting gig


Former NFL Dallas Cowboys quarterback, Tony Romo, is expected to take on a much different role on the football field. Instead of playing, he'll be on the sidelines as the replacement sportscaster for Phil Simms on CBS, Yahoo Sports reported. The network deal hasn't yet been solidified in ink, but Romo has verbally agreed to join Jim Nantz from the sportscasting box.

He shared the news on his personal Twitter account.

Not everyone is thrilled about Romo's new gig, though. Veteran sportscaster Bonnie Bernstein, who spent nearly two decades with CBS and ESPN/ABC, expressed her vehement disapproval of the deal.

She cited his lack of sportscasting experience.

"But that's total crap."

She didn't hold back.

Other sports media professionals echo similar concerns. Jason Fitzgerald, an expert in NFL-related affairs, called the deal "pretty crazy."

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